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January 2, 1967 Georgia Tech loses to Florida, 27-12 at the Orange Bowl in Miami
January 12, 1967 Ethel Harpst dies, Montgomery, AL. Her body is buried in Cedartown, Georgia
February 1, 1967 Chatsworth's WCLP TV begins broadcast on channel 18. It is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service
February 10, 1967 The 25th Amendment to the Constitution, defines presidential disability and succession, becomes law. Georgia does not ratify.
  Georgia, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution
  Woodrow Wilson
March 30, 1967 Poet Jean Toomer dies, Doylestown, PA
  Jean Toomer
April 17, 1967 Marquis Grissom born, Atlanta
  Marquis Grissom
June 17, 1967 Singer Otis Redding walks on stage at the Monterey Pop Festival and performs with previous act Booker T. and the MG's. He is enthusiastically received by the mostly white audience.
  Otis Redding
July 1, 1967 Seaboard Air Line and Atlantic Coast Line merge to form Seaboard Coast Line
July 1, 1967 Gold Museum is opened in the Dahlonega Courthouse
  Lumpkin County, Georgia
August 15, 1967 Carson McCullers suffers a major stroke and enters a comatose state.
  Carson McCullers
September 11, 1967 Elvis Presley records Guitar Man in Nashville, TN. Jerry Reed,, who wrote the song, plays guitar.
  Jerry Reed
September 29, 1967 Carson McCullers dies in Nyack, New York, the result of a brain hemorrhage following a stroke.
  Carson McCullers
October 28, 1967 Julia Roberts born, Smyrna, Georgia
  Julia Roberts
November 4, 1967 Sam and Dave's recording of Soul Man (written by Issac Hayes and Dave Porter) peaks at #2 on the Billboard pop chart.
December 10, 1967 Singer Otis Redding dies in a plane crash near Madison, Wisconsin
  Otis Redding
December 14, 1967 Campus Planning and Improvement Committee proposes the creation of the Georgia Botanical Gardens to UGA.
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